Boattail vs Boattailed - What's the difference?

boattail | boattailed |


As a noun boattail

is the progressively narrowing rear end of a bullet or ballistic missile that is designed to reduce drag.

As an adjective boattailed is

having a boattail.

boattail

English

Alternative forms

* boat-tail

Noun

(en noun)
  • The progressively narrowing rear end of a bullet or ballistic missile that is designed to reduce drag
  • A large grackle or blackbird (), found in the Southern United States.
  • Synonyms

    * (bird) boat-tailed grackle

    boattailed

    English

    Alternative forms

    * boat-tailed

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having a boattail